Interpreting the Evidence
Electric Power Plant at Niagara Falls, c. 1890
Suggested Teaching Instructions
A drawing of a plan for an electric power plant powered by water diverted from the Niagara River at Niagara Falls, circa 1890.
Compare this diagram to photographs of Niagara Falls today. How has the area stayed the same? How has it changed?
Science: What is a conduit? How is it used in the falls? How is electricity created from the water?
English Language Arts: Create a slogan for the Niagara Falls Hydraulic Power & Manufacturing Company to persuade people to use its power.